Savannah State University is the first public black institution in the state of Georgia. Originally named Georgia State Industrial College for Colored Youth, the name later changed to Savannah State College, then Savannah State University in 1996. The school was founded by the late presid…
Africana Studies welcome everyone to participate in some stress-free events held Nov. 27-29. More than 11 percent of college students have been diagnosed or treated for anxiety in the past year and more than 10 percent reported being diagnosed or treated for depression. Africana Studies Club…
Savannah State University officials announced that 26 faculty members will be fired and not returning for the 2019-2020 academic year due to budget cuts, resulting from declining student enrollment.
Savannah State University celebrated Entrepreneur Day on Nov. 6, when the College of Business Administration hosted two events focused on owning a business.
As the midterm elections come to an end, lines are filling up with people going out to cast their vote in the 2018 election. This election is historical because Stacey Abrams could possibly be the first African-American woman governor in the United States.
Six highly qualified women discussed how to make it in the media industry during a panel discussion at Savannah State University on Wednesday Oct. 31.
Savannah State University held their homecoming pep rally Oct. 26, 2018 at Alexis Circle. The pep rally began at 12 p.m. Sororities & fraternities, vendors, alumni, student associations, student, faculty, and staff were all in attendance at the Pep rally. Savannah State’s president, Dr. …
The mission of studying abroad is to promote and support efforts to internationalize the university's curriculum and to help expose students to the global society.
Notable comedians Darren Brand, Chico Bean and Karlous Miller took center stage Wednesday night at Tiger Arena for day four of Homecoming at Savannah State University.
Professor Emeritus Matthew Gilligan recalls comments such as “You’re wasting your time here,” and “That program will never succeed,” but that wasn’t going to stop him from achieving his goals.
As Homecoming approaches, the smell of grilled food and the sound of the Fighting Tiger Marching Band begins to fill the air. With the changing of the season and turning of the leaves, Greek paraphernalia makes way into a more prominent role on campus.
Mental health has been on the forefront of many discussions this year after high-profile suicides like those of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and designer Kate Spade. Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the United States suffer from a mental health illness, according to the National Alliance on…
Stories of sexual assault and rape filled the audience with emotions on Thursday at the Blackbox Theater during a spoken word performance sponsored by W.O.R.D. at Savannah State University.
A small group of students came out yesterday to the Mary C. Torian Auditorium, on Oct. 18 at 1 p.m. to attend the G-LIBER Center at Savannah State University first guest series lecture titled “Analytics to Improve Healthcare Operations” with guest speaker Dr. Sal Agnihothri, Professor of Ope…
Tuesday evening at Savannah State University, gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, arrived to give a speech at the gazebo to encourage early voting. The crowd, filled with students, alumni, members of the press and community, brimmed towards the street. The crowd chanted, “Stacey, Stacey, …
Savannah State University is hosting its semi-annual Career and Graduate School Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 17 in the Student Union Ballroom from 11 a.m to 3 p.m.
Students at Savannah State University were using Wednesday and Thursday as study days, as the university closed due to the threat of Hurricane Michael.
At about 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Savannah State University sent its official notice to students via email and text canceling classes on Wednesday, Oct. 10.
Savannah State University public safety officials said Wednesday they were inundated with calls, mostly from faculty, asking whether or not they needed to come to campus.
Savannah State announced by email this evening that the University will remain closed and classes are cancelled for Thursday, Oct. 11, due to inclement weather. Residential halls and dining services will remain open, and essential personnel are required to report on Thursday.
Savannah State University announced on Tuesday that due to inclement weather, the university is now closed and classes are suspended on Wednesday, October 10.
Today is the last day to register to vote in Georgia and Florida. Voter registration is even easier now with the help of social media campaigns and even celebrities helping fans get registered.
While Savannah thankfully dodged the wrath of Hurricane Florence, which left parts of Florida under water, this does not mean the city is free and clear from any upcoming hurricanes or tropical storms.
Savannah, Ga.- The Savannah State volleyball team (2-14) defeated North Carolina Central University Eagles at home 3-1(25-23,25-22, 15-25, 25-15.) in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This event has moved to Oct. 25.Learning how to interact with people from other countries and cultures equips future leaders in all sectors to address urgent issues shared across borders.Students will have the opportunity to learn how they can interact with other cultures and …
On Tuesday, Oct. 2, Savannah State University officially rescinded an earlier decision to eliminate the Africana Studies department from the curriculum.
Savannah State University professors Susana Hernandez, Otilia Iancu and Pedro Rivera gave a presentation to students on the recent changes and crises that have taken place in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic on Monday, Sept. 24.
After the conclusion of Paige Bullard’s lawsuit against Savannah State and the Savannah State Foundation Real Estate Ventures, LLC., which resulted in Bullard being awarded $10 million, some may have forgotten about the second lawsuit against the school.
Two Savannah State students attended the 2018 National HBCU Week Conference in Washington D.C. from Sept. 16-19 after being named HBCU Competitiveness Scholars as part of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
After hearing about the discontinuation of the Africana Studies program, Savannah State students interrupted Thursday’s faculty and staff meeting for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences to protest the sudden academic change.
Grants and Scholarships are being disbursed for Savannah State University students seeking a degree in Teacher Education.
Students looking to add general biology and human biology to their schedule in the Fall Semester might have noticed they had trouble finding classes when registration opened March 19.
The King-Frazier Student Center atrium was filled with vendors and students on April 11, for the annual SSU Health Fair which helps students understand more about personal health issues.
In light of recent crime on the Savannah State campus, namely the fatal shooting on Feb. 24., security measures are being developed that will be implemented in the upcoming fall semester.
Savannah State University has been updating the campus for various reasons and there are a large range of responses toward them. From security issues to their dormitories, students have several things to say about the changes on their campus.